Hanoi-Concert: “Shangri-la In the Moment”
Jul 12, 8 pm
Young Hit Young Beat Club, 2nd floor, Long Bien Mipec Building, Long Bien 2 Street, Long Bien district
A collaboration between composer and experimental musician Kim Ngoc and experienced experimental artists from Hanoi, including violinist, Dao Van Trung, monochord zither player, Ngo Tra My, saxophonist, Quyen Thien Dac, and percussionist, Nguyen Xuan Son.
The artists will bring audiences to a multidimensional realm of sonic experiences of music.
Jul 15, 8 pm
Youth Theater, 11 Ngo Thi Nham Street
1. America, the Beautiful (traditional), Arranger: Robert G. Hamilton, Carmen Dragon
2. Fifty Years of the Best, part 1 (Movies) by Joe Fitzmartin,
3. Circle of Life by Elton John, Arranger: Joe Fitzmartin
4. An American Hymn by Lee Holdridge, Arranger: Joe Fitzmartin
5. New York, New York by John Kander, Arranger: Joe Fitzmartin
6. Beauty and the Beast by Alan Menken, Arranger: Jeffrey R. Smith
7. I’ll Be There by Berry Gordy, Arranger: Jeffrey R. Smith
8. Let Me Fall by Jim Corcoran, Benoit Jutras, Arranger: Jeffrey R. Smith
9. Ezekiel Saw the Wheel (traditional), Arranger: Norman Luboff, Robert G. Hamilton
10. Holy by Verolga Nix
11. Shenandoah (traditional), Arranger: James Erb, Robert G. Hamilton
12. Trống Cơm (traditional), Arranger: An Ngoc, perform with Solart Choir
13. Fifty Years of the Best, part 2 (Broadway), Arranger: Robert G. Hamilton, Joe Fitzmartin, Jeffrey R. Smith
Ticket prices: 200,000 VND. All tickets available at Hanoi Opera House or can book online at ticketvn.com.
For free delivery, call: 0913489858, 0983067996.
For reference: The Philadelphia Boys Choir sings “I’ll Be There” by Michael Jackson:
Hanoi-Concerts by Les Petits Chanteurs de Monaco
Jul 10 and 13, 8 pm,
St. Joseph’s Cathedral, 40 Nha Chung Street, Hoan Kiem district
World-renowned Monaco Boys Choir will perform in Vietnam as part of their Summer Tour of Asia, 2018.
Founded in 1974, The Monaco Boys Choir is part of the Monaco Cathedral Choir and is composed of twenty-five boys aged 9 to 16. The young singers have visited more than 40 countries around the world, acting as ambassadors for the Principality and showcasing Monaco’s historic association with culture and the performing arts.
Hanoi-Concert “A Night of Sonic Wonders”
Goethe Institut, 56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Ba Dinh district
For the very first time in Hanoi and Vietnam, six high-profile artists are going to delight the senses with their works in the fields of contemporary sound art and performance.
Kazehito Seki (from Tokyo), Sato Yukie (Japanese living in Korea), Shayne Bowden (from Australia), Fu aka Nelson Landwerh, Daniel Maszkowicz and Nikola H.Mounoud from Switzerland, and Dao Anh Khanh (Vietnam)
HCMC-Contemporary Music and Dance “Adventures of a Cricket”
6:00 pm, everyday except Monday and Friday
Hanoi-Showcase “The Age after Divinity” by Nguyen Manh Hung
Manzi Art Space, 14 Phan Huy Ich Street, Ba Dinh district
Depicting activities and events of daily life in an absurd world, this series of oil and water colour paintings by Hanoi-born surrealist, Nguyen Manh Hung, presents immersive environments with droll juxtapositions that cleverly allude to cultural realities, social conflicts, the complexities of civic development and individual responsibility in Vietnam today.
Focusing on the visual relationships of disjointed elements and unusual scales, with “The Age after Divinity”, Hung has conveyed his wry sense of humour and boldly brought audiences to a world in which everything is made bare through his biting irony.
Hanoi-Exhibition “Evolution: Torres Strait Masks”
Trong Dong Building, Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
Nguyen Van Huyen Street, Cau Giay district
Torres Strait is a network of islands located between Northern Australia and Papua New Guinea. The people of this area maintain vibrant artistic, spiritual and cultural traditions.
The making and wearing of beautifully decorated masks is one of the region’s most distinctive traditions. While rooted in ancient protocols and spirituality, masks and mask making today are celebrated as expressions of an artistic and cultural revival.
Hanoi-Exhibition “Summer” by Bui Trong Du
Lotte Center Hanoi
54 Lieu Giai Street, Ba Dinh District
You are invited to the exhibition “Mua Ha” (Summer) by Bui Trong Du – the artist behind many impressive oil-on-canvas works of delicate simplicity with a strong identity of Vietnamese folk art.
With a theme of “Summer”, the exhibition will shape a unique experience for each visitor through the artist’s passion for lotus flowers.
HCMC-Exhibition “9th Anniversary Show”
Craig Thomas Gallery
The ninth annual iteration of the gallery anniversary group exhibition of Vietnamese artists, including Luong Luu Bien, Pham Huy Thong, Lieu Nguyen and Nguyen Minh Nam, Truong The Linh, Lim Khim Ka Ty, and Nguyen Trong Minh.
HCMC-Exhibition “Oration for Ten Types of Sentient Beings”
The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre
15 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City
The exhibition ‘Oration for Ten Types of Sentient Beings’ – a solo exhibition by artist Pham Tran Viet Nam, curated by Tran Luong.
Inspired by the literature of the great Vietnamese poet Nguyen Du (1766-1820), the title of the exhibition reflects Nam’s frustration with an unjust world where humans are trapped in the cycle of life and death.
For adults: VND 35,000
For students: VND 25,000 (with appropriate student ID)
For children under 16: free (with appropriate ID)
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